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worker ) i observed it coming at a high rate of speed. it went over bumper block, basically through the air, traveled about another 40 and came to a rest. people were standing on the platform waiting to commute into new york city. (sot tom spina, raritan, new jersey ) there were people hobbling around . people holding their limbs. holding their backs. there were definitely some bad injuries. officials say the station's roof partially collapsed on top of the train and debris littered the reception area. (sot hazel escobar/ passenger) bl their faces, people were holdoing onto each other. (nats ambulance ) rescue crews climbed through crumpled train cars to reach passengers trapped under mangled metal and dangling wires. the injured passengers were taken to a parking lot that turned into a triage area. yuccas bridge: federal investigators will try to figure out what happened here. they'll look at various factors including the condition of the tracks and the speed of the train. gov. chris christie, nj-r we're not going to speculate about the cause of the accident new jersey transit service has been
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developing right now.. kingman police are on scene of an officer involved shooting in arizona, both a suspect and officer are hurt... but no word on how serious their injuries are. we will bring you the very lastest information as it comes into our newsroom./// ((christianne klein)) also happening now... both directions of u-s 95 between flamingo and boulder highway are shut down... after a semi truck hit a man on the freeway. police say they had tried arresting him... but he took off.. and ran into traffic. metro says the man was wanted in connection to a shooting from a week ago. no word on how serious his injuries are./// ((christianne klein)) >> major upgrades have come to a stretch of road some have come to call the "death highway." 8 news now reporter nia wong joins us live along blue diamond road with a look...
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years ago state route 160/ blue diamond road was known as the road between las vegas and pahrump.. now, this busy road is where many live and work near.. and 42-thousand drivers take blue diamond road every day. with increased traffic....residen ts have been pushing for change. nia wong: thursday morning signaled a new chapter for residents in mountain's edge. ((noemy avalos/mountain's edge resident: i do see more and more pedestrians out on the street so you know, i think it's a good thing they're finally adding those in and i think it was overdue for sure )) nia wong: she has seen a fair share of accidents on state route 160. where it's not uncommon to see memorials dedicated to those who have lost their lives on this road.... sometimes dozens in just one year alone. (( kamelah flintroy: they would just literally go 75 plus coming from pahrump, it was, people would just be speeding )) nia wong : the hope of traffic lights are now a permanent fixture on fort apache road and el capitan way off blue diamond road. ((kamelah flintroy: it was needed very badly because right there at this crosswalk right here, there
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to go to walgreens or anything like that, so it was very difficult )) nia wong: the nevada department of transportation broke ground on this project in may. it includes traffic signals, pedestrian crossings, as well as gutter and sidewalk improvements. sot ((kamelah flintroy: it seems to be better now just knowing that the lights are up )) nia wong: at 2 point 4 millions dollars... many tell us there was no cost too high. (( noemy avalos/mountain's edge resident: honestly, i don't think there's a hefty price tag when it comes to safety and to r )) ((nia wong)) >> these lights were active from 6 this morning....and hopefully will make the roads safer for both drivers and pedestrians. reporting live from the southwest valley. nia wong 8 news now. ((christianne klein)) after some overnight showers... we've got a gorgeous thursday.. let's check in with sherry swensk with a first look at your forecast.. ((sherry swensk)) plenty of sunshine now at noon...
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and we could still see some showers up in the higher elevations today, but the chances for the valley have pretty much ended. ............ the countdown to saying goodbye to september is on. october blows in this weekend and starts off really cool next week. ............. temps are getting into the 80s now, and some neighborhoods will reach the low 90s today. ..................... that low that brought the showers is sliding north and out of our area. then warmer and sunny by tomoorw. then gusty winds ahead of a chilly system dropping into the west will open the door for chilly 70s
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((christianne klein)) today is the last day of g-2-e.... and vendors are showing off all their new products. yesterday the winner of the voice was at the expo to premier the new "voice" video game slots. former commisionner david stern will be a featured speaker at today's expo. he'll speaking to over 25-thousand gaming industry professionals at the venetian ballroom insidt the expo is being hosted by the american gaming association./// ((christianne klein)) still ahead... the campaign trail is passing back through the battleground states. but are their efforts targeting millennials helping the candidates in the polls? plus.. round 2 of opening day. how soon staff at las vegas's second cracker barrel hope to open the doors to their restaurant./// ((christianne klein)) with just 40 days left ((christianne klein)) with just 40 days left [cell phone vibrating]
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answering. voting with the koch brothers' agenda 85% of the time. giving tax breaks to big oil companies and the super rich, but ending medicare as we know it and forcing cuts to social security. taking care of the koch brothers may be a good call for joe heck, but it doesn't work for nevada's working families. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this ad. don't believe... don't believe... don't believe joe heck's attacks.
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egrity. as a federal prosecutor and attorney general... she made sex trafficking a felony crime. she worked with the bush and obama administrations to combat terrorism. as attorney general, she helped reduce crime. that's why she's endorsed by law enforcement across nevada. catherine cortez masto. catherine cortez masto. i trust her to keep us safe. i'm catherine cortez masto,
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and donald trump are focusing on battleground states. clinton has a rally in iowa, where early voting is getting under way today, while trump has a rally in new hampshire. craig boswell brings us up to speed on all the happenings on the campaign trail.
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comments about former miss universe, alicia machado, whom he had called "miss piggy" because she had gained weight. last night, trump said he was trying to help her. (trump on o'reilley) "but they wanted to fire her, i saved her job, because i said that's going to be ruinous and i've done that with a number of the young ladies where i saved their job, but the staff itself. and you know what happened? look what i get out of it. i get nothing." hillary clinton first mentioned machado during monday night's debate. trump also mocked clinton's break from campaigning to recover from pneumonia. "day off, day off, day off... all those day offs and then she can't even make it to her car. isn't it tough?" hillary clinton is in iowa today, for the first day of in-person early voting. yesterday, clinton joined bernie sanders in a push to win over millennials. (hillary) "there is no group of americans who have more at stake in this
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happen will affect your lives, your jobs" a recent cbs news poll shows young people are the least enthusiastic about the election... and more than a third of those likely to vote are supporting third-party candidates. clinton holds a fundraiser tonight in chicago. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. ((christianne klein)) >> the first and only vice presidential debate between democrat tim kaine and republican mike pence ((christianne klein)) >> don't forget 8 news now is your local election headquarters for all the local races and issues that matter to you.. you can catch us both on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((christianne klein)) next on the valley's news leader... a chance to continue your education. what those affected by the closure of i-t-t tech can do to get back in the classroom... thanks to c-s-n. the valley's news leader is back after the break./// ((you're watching 8 news now at noon.))
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jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen, before they were lled "apps" and i learned there's always a smart solution. as president of my synagogue, we found a smart solution to rising energy costs... creating one of the largest solar projects in the state. in congress, i'll work with democrats and republicans to make all of nevada a leader in solar, to improve our schools, and create good jobs. i approved this message because i know we can find smart solutions... even in washington.
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and donald trump insulting seniors and veterans. hardy wants to raise the retirement age and said seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government and the disabled are a drain on society. and then there's donald trump. they're just not for us. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. open house next month for former i-t-t
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school's north las vegas campus at 9 a.m. the event will help students learn how to transition from the closed private college to the state's largest and most affordable college. because i-t-t tech wasn't a regionally accredited institution, many credits will not transfer to c-s-n... however schools like university of phoenix and devry university are accepting students on a case by case basis./// ((sherry swensk)) what a pretty day... getting september and warm up for a couple of days. ........ then we have some cool temps coming next week that we haven't felt in las vegas since april
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and we have to live through some gusty winds between now and then, too - as always. ............... valley temps in the 80s right now - with some 70s hanging on.... mostly 80s outside the valley as well and the air will dry out quickly as this low keeps and into the great basin. ................ showers overnight were light, but just enough to wet the streets and mess up your car if it was parked outside in the driveway.
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thunderstorms today are focused over arizona as the rest of the moisture rolls north. ............ sunny and wamer temps up into the low 90s this weekend. then big gusty winds by sunday and monday followed by much cooler 70s and overnight lows in the 50s.///
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health. we'll sit down with a local specialist... to learn some tips on how to keep yourself and loved ones healthy.///
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it's a time to help raise awareness around the globe... joining us now to explain is doctor shadi daoud... thanks for being here. ---tell us why it's important to recognize world heart day. --- we hear eat right, exercise..
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examples of ways people can care for their hearts? ----what are some of the symptoms know about?
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change..? ---how can people learn more about
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we'll be right back./// politics should never come before basic health care, but that's the choice joe heck keeps making.
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and cancer screenings, but congressman joe heck voted ten times to take away their funding. heck even threatened to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood. shutting down the government... taking away access to lifesaving care... just to score political points. joe heck should be ashamed. women vote is responsible
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month. the location in north las vegas at craig and losee will open october 24th at 6 am according to the store's facebook page. the first store near the silverton casino opened back in july./// live at noon.. the valley's news leader. remember that 8 news now is always available at las vegas now dot com, facebook and
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>> quinn: eric?! >> steffy: granddad! >> quinn: eric! >> pam: oh, my god. eric! what happened?! >> rick: i'm here. can you open your eyes? >> thorne: can you squeeze my hand? >> quinn: no! wait! let me through! i need to be with him! >> rick: he's got a pulse. it's weak. >> zende: he's gonna be all right, okay? he has to be. >> maya: yes, yes. i need an ambulance. >> thomas: check his breathing! >> maya: it's forrester creations. >> thorne: shallow. very shallow. >> ridge: come on, dad. >> thomas: come on. >> pam: eric. >> maya: he is alive, but he's unconscious. his breathing is shallow. >> quinn: i heard yelling! what did you do?! what did you say?! what -- what's happening?! >> wyatt: mom. >> quinn: no! wait! he's my husband! >> maya: the paramedics are on the way! is he coming to? >> thorne: no, there's no change. dad! >> quinn: no! wait! eric! i'm here! i'm with you. help is on the way. just hang in there. i'm not going anywhere.

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